Research Leads to New Thinking on Traditional Horse Diets

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Research Leads to New Thinking on Traditional Horse Diets A study on feeding Thoroughbred foals by researchers at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) has shown that high growth rates can be achieved when fed a high-fibre diet, compared to the traditional cereal-based feed. Dr Simon Daniels and Professor Meriel Moore-Colyer, from the RAU’s School of Equine Management and Science, carried out their studies in collaboration with Eclipse Feeds in Ireland. Traditions and the economic advantage when producing big athletic Thoroughbred foals for sale encourage owners to feed thoroughbred foals high…

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